Ghislaine Landry

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Ghislaine Landry
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Personal information
Born (1988-04-27) April 27, 1988 (age 30)
Toronto, Ontario
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Rugby sevens

Ghislaine Landry (born April 27, 1988) is a Canadian rugby union player.[1] She won a gold medal at the 2015 Pan American Games as a member of the Canadian women's rugby sevens team.[1][2] As of the 2016-17 season, Landry succeeded Jen Kish as captain of the national sevens.

In 2016, Landry was named to Canada's first ever women's rugby sevens Olympic team,[3] which won the bronze medal in a match against Great Britain. In 2017, Landry moved into first place all-time in HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series scoring with 706 points.[4]

Attended Saint Francis Xavier University.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ghislaine Landry". Olympic.ca. Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved July 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ghislaine Landry". Toronto2015.org. 2015 Pan American Games. Retrieved July 16, 2016. 
  3. ^ MacDonnell, Beth (July 8, 2016). "Historic first Canadian women selected for Olympic rugby at Rio 2016". Olympic.ca. Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved July 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Canada, Moleschi, win bronze medal at HSBC USA Sevens - Williams Lake News". Williams Lake Tribune. Retrieved 2017-03-10.